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Companion Exhibition Performance

  • Village Hall Ballroom 22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326 (map)
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In the exhibition space for, On Arrival: Pooh Kaye and Cara Wood-Ginder, Pooh Kaye will do a dance performance of "The River Sticks" which is rare at this stage in her career. 

Ms. Kaye’s work has recently been profiled in Art in AmericaArt Forum.

I am a movement artist who has generated dances and media projects in many mediums. Recently, hampered by age and the financial constraints associate with dance and video productions, I have found myself spending much more time drawing. The integrity of marks whether as drawn/painted, danced or audible statements of the human passage in time are the tools that I have used throughout my life. Making marks can be soothing or enervating but they are always truthful a record of a millisecond in the pool of time.
— Pooh Kaye

Bio: Artist Pooh Kaye

An award winning choreographer, performance artist and filmmaker, Pooh Kaye, is known for both; “...carefully crafted compositions that teem with the seemingly chaotic effects of life itself...”- (Jennifer Dunning the New York Times); and her raucous, award winning, stop-motion, animated films. She has been making films and dances since 1975. Her company, Eccentric Motions, founded in 1983 has performed at New York’s MOMA, Lincoln Center, The Kitchen Center and The Joyce Theater and nationally at the American Dance Festival in Durham, N.C., and Jacob’s Pillow in Lee Massachusetts and internationally in The Holland Festival, The Jerusalem Festival and at Spiral Hall in Tokyo. Pooh Kaye has been the recipient of six National Endowment Dance Fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship for Dance, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowhips and her dance company, Eccentric Motions, has been the recipient of numerous grants from The National Endowment for Arts and The New York State Council of Arts. As a film-maker Pooh Kaye’s stop‐motion films have won prizes and been exhibited internationally. They have been seen at the Metropolitan Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art and The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Ms. Kaye has a BFA from The Cooper Union Foundation of NYC, and a MFA in Dance and Media from Bennington College, Vermont. Ms. Kaye’s 2011 re-edited video version of her 1993 stop-motion film “The Painted Princess” was shown in the 2011 Hudson Mohawk exhibit. Her live-action, stop-motion film called Spring Cleaning, commissioned by EMPAC in Troy, New York, has been recently exhibited at the Walter Reade Theater as a part of the 2012 Dance on Camera Festival and at the Museum of the Universityof Albany and the Munson Proctor Museum of Art. 

On Arrival, Glimmerglass Film Days Companion Exhibition

The exhibition is open to the public Friday, November 3-19 in the Village Hall Ballroom daily 11-4pm, Sunday 1-4pm,